Bayer Becker Announces First Female President

Please Welcome The Fourth President of Bayer Becker Bayer Becker is proud to announce that after more than 29 years with the firm, Etta Reed will succeed Jay Bayer as the firm's President beginning January 1, 2024. She will lead the ownership team of eight principals and Jay will remain as a principal with the firm, transitioning to Director.

Greater Cincinnati Is Shovel-Ready For Growth

Since 2010, Duke Energy has helped communities proactively assess and prepare properties for development through its Site Readiness program. By partnering with BE NKY Growth Partnership (formerly Northern KY Tri-ED), REDI Cincinnati, and Bayer Becker, they can better identify ideal properties for future industrial projects.  “We’re really looking at sites that are large tracts of land ripe for potential industrial development, moving such sites through this program, hopefully closer to being fully marketable,” said Rhonda Whitaker Hurtt, vice president of community relations for Duke Energy Ohio & Kentucky. “We partner with Tri-ED and REDI locally to prioritize the sites that meet the criteria for inclusion in the program.”

Bayer Becker Adds To Associates Leadership Team

Bayer Becker is proud to announce the addition of Alex Betsch, AICP, to our associate leadership team. Alex Betsch joins the current team of six associates; Katie Dillenburger, John Cody, Janet Heil, Bryan Scheck, John Bayer, and Nick Hamberg. President Jay Bayer made the announcement, adding that Alex “brings a wealth of knowledge, a creative insight, and a collaborative leadership style” to the associate leadership. “Alex has elevated the design offering for our firm from the moment he walked in the door,” says principal, Mike Dooley.

Bayer Becker Adds Four To Associates Leadership Team

Bayer Becker is proud to announce the addition of four members to our associate leadership team. Nick Hamberg, Bryan Scheck, John Bayer, and Janet Heil join the current team of three associates; Katie Dillenburger, Brian Johnson, and John Cody. President Jay Bayer made the announcement Thursday, February 27th, adding "These highly talented individuals have demonstrated they are driven by a purpose greater than themselves”.

Duke Energy Recognizes Bayer Becker For Community Involvement

Duke Energy chose Bayer Becker to represent Ohio for all of the wonderful ways our firm benefits the community. Bob Garlock recently sat down for an interview and discusses the importance of community involvement and the number of ways that our firm gives back. Volunteer work is not new to our employees- one-third of us volunteer with at least one orgnization, if not multiple. To read more about Bayer Becker and other small businesses doing big things for their communities, click here.


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